Jennifer Cochran, Ph.D.

Jennifer, a founder of Red Tree VC and its chief scientific advisor, is professor and chair of the bioengineering department at Stanford University. A prolific entrepreneur and drug developer, she has created five drug development companies and inventing and licensing ten drug candidates/technologies. She is intimately connected to the academic and professional life science ecosystem on the West Coast, particularly within the hotbed of the San Francisco Bay Area. These deep relationships offer Dr. Cochran unique, often early, insights into innovation in the area of drug discovery and development.